The police on Thursday filed charges of kidnapping with serious illegal detention against a couple for allegedly snatching last Tuesday night a three-year-old boy in Magsaysay town in Davao del Sur, a police official said.
Chief Inspector Roberto Carao, chief of the
Magsaysay police, identified the suspects as Percida Abrea, 39, of
Barangay Lower Bala, Magsaysay; and Abdurahim Utto Akas, 31, an Arabic
teacher from Cotabato City.
Carao said complaints of
violation of the Article 267 of the Revised Penal Code were filed
against the suspects at the Davao Provincial Prosecution Office in Digos
The suspects were placed under inquest proceedings and have remained in the custody of the Magsaysay Police.
said his men apprehended the couple inside Room Number 9 of the
Bansalan Lodge in Bansalan town, also in Davao del Sur, after
authorities received tips from their informants the suspects were
staying in the area with the victim.